Monday, December 10, 2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
In response to our request to identify the Bridgeport photographs:
R Peneton, who was mayor of Bridgeport when these photographs were taken says:
"Top picture south of the alley, various businesses were there after Stanley Gainer had a grocery store in 50's. Bridgeport Leader was there in late 70's. North of alley was Cook's restaurant, first ran by Jay Cook and later by brother, John Cook. Next was Bill Catteron's pool room, and later was cabinet shop ran by Jim Cook.
Next was Sperry's variety store with two entrances. Kroger store was on the corner and later Roy Sizemore had grocery store. The upstairs of these businesses was Rice apartments. The buildings were purchased by the City and torn down about 1980. The second picture Is same view from different angle."
Thank you for your detective work.
Friday, December 7, 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Lemeron said the building of the aircraft went off with very few hitches. "When I didn't know something, I would just go to somebody for advice," he explained. One feature that Lemeron added to the original plan that did give him some trouble was the streamlined aluminum coverings for the landing gear. These had to be shaped by hand to an exact contour.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
|Harriet J McGaughey 1919-1991 |
Daughter of Guy McGaughey SR.
(Ed Note: Bring your little girl and see our dolls in the Dunseth Doll Collection over the holiday season.)